U.S. News & World Report Ranks Manderson MBA Among Best in Country for 2023-2024


U.S. News & World Report has again ranked the MBA program at The University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business among the top MBA programs in the country in its 2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools list. The Manderson MBA program climbed two places in overall ranking from 57th in 2022-2023 to 55th this year, and four places–from 30th in 2022-2023 to 26th in 2023-2024–among all public institutions. The program also moved up two places in the Southeastern Conference, from seventh in 2022 to fifth in 2023-2024.

“Manderson’s MBA is on the move,” said Dr. Sharif Melouk, associate dean of the Manderson Graduate School of Business, which is housed within UA’s Culverhouse College of Business. “These new rankings reflect our forward momentum, and our determination to deliver a world-class business education to our students.”

More information about the Manderson MBA, including application info, is available here.

To determine annual MBA program rankings, which for 2024 includes 134 programs in total, U.S. News & World Report uses peer and recruiter assessments, and incoming student GPAs and acceptance rates. Other factors include employment rates at graduation and at 90-days, post-graduation.

Focused Areas of Study offered as part of the Manderson MBA include business analytics, cybersecurity, finance, financial risk, management and marketing strategy, management information systems, real estate, and supply chain and operations management.

For individuals considering the next steps in their academic journey, the Manderson MBA offers a Round 5 deadline of May 30 for admission in fall 2023.

About the University of Alabama’s Manderson Graduate School of Business

Housed within the AACSB-accredited Culverhouse College of Business at The University of Alabama, the Manderson Graduate School of Business offers a number of programs, including top-ranked master’s degrees in accountancy, business administration, operations management, management, and marketing. Its Executive MBA program offers two distinct programs in Huntsville and Tuscaloosa. New master’s offerings in business analytics and management information systems allow students to become equipped with technical skills and leadership capabilities in rapidly-evolving areas.

The Manderson Graduate School of Business currently serves more than 900 graduate business students.

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